Texas 82nd Regular Legislative Session Proposed House Bill and Senate Bills Affecting Workers’ Compensation

Texas 82nd Regular Legislative Session Proposed House Bill and Senate Bills Affecting Workers’ Compensation

   By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford

On January 11, 2011, the legislature will meet for the 82nd Regular Session.  Downs Stanford will be tracking bills affecting workers’ compensation.

Currently, there are three bills that warrant your attention:

   SB 93 relates to the appointment of an attorney for a workers’ compensation claimant in certain proceedings initiated by a workers’ compensation insurance carrier

   HB 528 relates to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers’ compensation system; providing an administrative violation

   SB 318 (companion bill to HB 528)

Should you have any questions about any bills or wish to engage the services of Downs Stanford for legislative matters, please contact Stuart Colburn at (512) 891-7771 or scolburn@downsstanford.com.